Philip Seymour Hoffman Death, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Net Worth & Bio




  • Philip Seymour Hoffman was a highly-skilled American actor who earned a reputation for being one of America’s most skilled stage, TV and movie artists.

    Apart from being an excellent actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman is also regarded widely as a successful film producer and an accomplished movie director as well.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman was an avid athlete when is school and was part of his school’s baseball and wrestling team however an injury to his neck ended his dreams of becoming a professional athlete. Philip Seymour Hoffman became passionate about the theater when he was around 14 years old.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman first made his debut on the small screen in 1991 before making his big screen debut the next year, in 1992 and later stepping on stage for the first time in 1996. Philip Seymour Hoffman made his directorial debut in 2010.

    Prior to his demise, Philip Seymour Hoffman earned numerous acting awards and accolades and also had numerous award nominations to his credit as well.

    About Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Bio

    Real NamePhilip Seymour Hoffman
    NicknamePhil
    Date of Birth23rd July 1967
    Date of Death2nd February 2014
    Age (at the time of demise)46 years
    Nationality
    American
    Religion
    Roman Catholic
    Place of Birth
    Rochester (New York)
    Education
    Graduated from Tisch School of Arts of the New York University (New York)

    Physical Stats

    Height
    5 ft 9"
    (177 cm) approximately
    Weight
    198 lbs
    (90 kg)
    approximately
    Hair Color
    Silver
    Eye ColorGrey

    Family & Relationships

    FatherGordon Stowell Hoffman
    (Employee at Xerox Corporation)
    MotherMarilyn O'Connor Loucks Hoffman
    (Teacher/Lawyer/Judge)
    BrotherGordon Richard "Gordy" Hoffman (Older)
    (Director/Screenwriter)
    Sisters

    • Jill Hoffman (Older)

    • Emily Hoffman (Younger)

    Marital StatusUnmarried
    ex-GirlfriendMimi O'Donnell
    (Costume Designer)

    Career

    Profession
    Actor/Film Producer/Movie Director
    Net WorthINR 243,00,00,000
    (USD 35 Million)
    Famous for
    MOVIES -

    Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole (1991), Scent of a Woman (1992), Joey Breaker, Money for Nothing (1993), When a Man Loves a Woman, Nobody's Fool (1994), The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (1995), Twister (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), The Big Lebowski, Patch Adams (1998), Flawless, Magnolia, The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Almost Famous (2000), Love Pizza, Red Dragon (2002), Cold Mountain (2003), Along Came Polly (2004), Capote (2005), Mission Impossible-III (2006), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, The Savages, Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Synecdoche, New York (2008), The Boat That Rocked (2009), Jack Goes Boating (Director/Executive Producer-2010), Moneyball, The Ides of March (2011), The Master (2012), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), God's Pocket (Producer-2014)

    TELEVISION -

    Law & Order - "The Violence of Summer" (1991), The Yearling (1994), Liberty! (1997), Empire Falls (2005)

    STAGE -

    The Striker (1996), Defying Gravity (1997-1998), Shopping and Fucking (1998), True West (2000), The Glory of Living (2001), Long Day's Journey Into Night (2003), Guinea Pig Solo (2004), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (2005), A Small, Melodramatic Story (2006), Jack Goes Boating (2007), The Little Flower of East Orange (2008), Othello (2009), The Long Red Road (2010), Death of a Salesman (2012)
    First AppearanceTELEVISION -

    Law & Order - "The Violence of Summer" (1991)

    MOVIES -

    Triple Bogey on a Par Five Hole (1991)

    STAGE -

    The Striker (1996)
    Favorite ActorsPaul Newman, Christopher Walken and Daniel Day-Lewis
    Favorite ActressMeryl Streep
    HobbiesLoved watching TV and baseball

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, despite his demise, is still regarded as being one of the most talented and skilled actors from America who left his imprint on the stage, TV and movie industry significantly. Philip Seymour Hoffman is most recognized for his slow, deliberate manner of speaking which he skillfully used to portray immense variety of emotions of the characters he portrayed.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman was born on the 23rd of July, 1967 while Philip Seymour Hoffman died on 2nd of February, 2014. Philip Seymour Hoffman’s age at the time of his demise was around 46 years. Philip Seymour Hoffman’s height was a little over 5 ft 9 inches (177 cm) while Philip Seymour Hoffman’s weight was around 90 kg (198 lbs). In his spare time, Philip Seymour Hoffman loved to watch TV, especially baseball and listed acting as his passion.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman’s father was Gordon Stowell Hoffman, who worked at the Xerox Corporation while Philip Seymour Hoffman’s mother is Marilyn O’Connor Loucks Hoffman who initially worked as a school teacher before becoming a lawyer and eventually becoming a judge at a family court. Philip Seymour Hoffman was the third out of four children to his parent. Philip Seymour Hoffman’s older brother is Gordon Richard “Gordy” Hoffman, who works as a director and screenwriter while Philip Seymour Hoffman’s older sister is Jill Hoffman and Philip Seymour Hoffman’s younger sister is Emily Hoffman. Although Philip Seymour Hoffman was never married Philip Seymour Hoffman’s ex-girlfriend was Mimi O’Donnell, a costume designer by profession with whom he was in a relationship from 1999 till 14 years later, in 2013 before they ended their relationship. Philip Seymour Hoffman and his ex-girlfriend Mimi O’Donnell have three children together. Philip Seymour Hoffman’s children include Philip Seymour Hoffman’s son Cooper Alexander Hoffman, and includes Philip Seymour Hoffman’s daughters Tallulah Hoffman and Willa Hoffman.

    Owing to his impressive acting talent Philip Seymour Hoffman was a significantly successful Hollywood actor and Philip Seymour Hoffman’s net worth at the time of his demise was estimated around INR 243 crores (USD 35 Million).

    As for the recognition for his excellent acting talent, Philip Seymour Hoffman is the recipient of numerous prestigious acting awards besides having had numerous award nominations to his credit as well.

    The list of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s award-wins include winning the Academy Award for Best Actor for his iconic portrayal of the writer in ‘Capote’ (2006) besides having 3 Oscar Award nominations too.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman won the British Academy Film Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his excellent performance in ‘Capote’ (2006) and received 4 British Academy Film Award nominations as well.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his amazing performance in ‘Capote’ (2006) besides having had 4 Golden Globe Award nominations to his credit.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman won his first National Board of Review Award for Best Cast for ‘Happiness’ (1998), won his second National Board of Review Award for Best Cast, again, this time for ‘Magnolia’ (1999), won his third National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor for his impressive role in ‘Magnolia’ (1999), won his fourth National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor, once again, this time for his excellent role in ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ (1999) and finally won his fifth National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for his impressive acting in ‘Capote’ (2005).

    Philip Seymour Hoffman also won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his impressive performance in ‘Flawless’ (1999) and won another Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his amazing performance in ‘Capote’ (2005) apart from having had 4 Satellite Award nominations as well.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman had also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his iconic performance in ‘Capote’ (2005), apart from having 8 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations too.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman received the Theater World Award for his stage performance in ‘True West’ (2000) apart from having 2 Lucille Lortel Award nominations too.

    Talking about the recognition from film critics for his impressive acting skills, Philip Seymour Hoffman is winner of the Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast for his role in ‘Boogie Nights’ (1997), winner of another Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast for his role in ‘Magnolia’ (1999), winner of yet another Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast for his role in ‘State and Main’ (2000) and winner of the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in a Canadian Film for his role in ‘Owning Mahowny’ (2003).

    For his excellent and iconic portrayal of the famous writer in ‘Capote’ (2005), Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the New York Film Critics Online Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor and Philip Seymour Hoffman also won the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor as well.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman also won another Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble for his role in ‘Doubt’ (2008).

    For his amazing acting in the critically-acclaimed movie ‘The Master’ (2012), Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Denver Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the London Film Critics’ Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor and Philip Seymour Hoffman also won the Washington D.C Area Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor too.

    Apart from having won these numerous critics’ awards Philip Seymour Hoffman also had over 20 critics award nominations to his credit as well as 5 other award nominations too.

    Interesting Facts About Philip Seymour Hoffman

    • Philip Seymour Hoffman was a smoker however Philip Seymour Hoffman quit drinking alcohol as well.
    • Philip Seymour Hoffman had appeared in almost all of director Paul Thomas Anderson’s movies before his demise.
    • Philip Seymour Hoffman named Hollywood veteran actors Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Newman and Christopher Walken, as well as Meryl Streep, as being his acting idols and inspiration.
    • Philip Seymour Hoffman initially worked as an usher and even as a lifeguard before getting his break in acting.
    • Philip Seymour Hoffman’s performance as the popular American writer Truman Capote in the critically-acclaimed super hit ‘Capote’ (2005) is ranked as one of the greatest acting performances of all times.
    • Philip Seymour Hoffman ranked ‘Goodfellas’ (1990) as being his most favorite movie.
    • Philip Seymour Hoffman’s parents separated and divorced when Philip Seymour Hoffman was around 9 years old.
    • Philip Seymour Hoffman was a big fan of the New York Jets professional baseball team.
    • Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead of a drug overdose in his apartment in Manhattan on the early morning of 2nd of February, 2014.

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